Mega Millions jackpot at $548,0000,000

Mega Millions jackpot at $548,0000,000

A Mega Millions $548 million jackpot awaits lottery players when numbers are drawn for Friday night.

The estimated jackpot for that drawing would be the fourth-largest lottery prize in US history.

The next Mega Millions drawing, scheduled for Tuesday, will be worth an estimated $654 million, officials said.

To commemorate the more than half-billion dollar prize, Illinois Lottery representatives gave out 548 free tickets - one ticket per million dollars in the jackpot - to visitors at Marquette Newsstand, 140 S. Dearborn St.in the Loop, from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. Friday.

The lump sum payout will be at least $309 million, Mega Millions said. Not bad for a couple of $2 tickets.

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The winning numbers were 20-22-39-54-60 and a Mega Ball of 18. The most recent Mega Ball was 18 on Tuesday night. The winning numbers drawn Friday for Mega Millions are 4, 24, 46, 61, 70 and the Mega Ball number is 7.

The second-largest jackpot was $648 million.

Mass Lottery spokesman Christian Teja said this weekend's drawings will total over $865 million, with tomorrow's Powerball jackpot estimated at $314 million.

The Powerball pot climbed after no winners in Wednesday's draw.

To play: Select five balls 1-69 and a Powerball 1-26.

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